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CNN
Jan 10, 2013 8:00pm EST
of president obama by this coming tuesday, a little more than a month after the shootings in newtown. he and his task force have been hearing from a lot of different sides, including top lobbyists for the national rifle association, the organization coming away none too pleased with the organization. the vice president mentioned some specific recommendations emerging from groups meeting so far. what are they? >> well, number one, anderson, he mentioned it right there at a news conference of sorts with reporters. the reporters weren't allowed to ask questions, but the vice president did give a briefing as to what was going on today. he said that they're going to be looking at universal background checks, and that would sort of replace the system we have now, sort of a hodgepodge system where at gun dealers there are background checks that are conducted but at gun shows there are not. even private sales, if i were to sell you a gun, there would have to be a background check, according to what the vice president was laying out earlier today. the other thing he talked about was some sort
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> what do you think is going to happen? >> nothing. >> the obama administration is going to tee it up and bring it to 2014. i think they do believe that the politics of this have shifted enough that they can make some republicans pay a price for not being willing to hold a vote. >> the democrats not mauled at the polls afterwards and a lot of people remember that and you are right, a lot of democrats don't want to touch this issue either. but i'm saying there is no common ground here. the people don't want gun control and they recognize that they will pay a price politically for supporting it. >> i think it is a total -- >> in 1994, there are not as many conservatives in those districts. we see them moving in response to the connecticut shooting. >> if we don't address it we will get nowhere. >> what are the guidelines on how far the government can go by restricting gun opi ownership. >> when you talk about banning ownership. president obama can't do that by himself. guns are portable. new york and andrew cuomo can pass all the laws that they want. as long as they are legal in other s
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 10:00pm PST
gun proposals in front of president obama by tuesday. a little more than a month after the shootings in newtown. he and the task force have been hearing for different sides and a to be lobbyist from the nra. coming away none too pleased with the administration. he joins us now from the white house. the vice president mentioned specific recommendations emergeing for groups. what are they? >> number one, he mentioned it right there at a news conference of sorts with reporters and the reporters weren't asking questions, but the vice president gave a briefing and said they will look at background checks. it's a background check. he is talking about universal background checks and private sale fist i were to sell you a gun, there would be a background check according to what the vice president was laying out. the other thing he was talking about was a ban or limitation on the high capacity magazines like the magazines used by the shooter, adam lanza in newtown, connecticut. people who were concerned about the violence pointed to the magazines as being the problem and the vice president ta
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 10:00pm PST
. >> but the obama administration will tee is up, and bring it to executive decision. i do think they believe that the politics shifted enough, they can make some republicans pay a price that they would not even be willing to vote. >> but remember, in 1994, the assault weapons bill passed and the democrats got mauled at the polls after that. and a lot of people remember that, especially in the west and the south. and you're right, margaret, a lot of democrats don't want to touch this issue either. i'm just saying there is no common ground, because the people who don't want gun control, they don't want gun control and recognize they will pay a price politically for supporting gun control. >> since 1994, there are not as many democrats in the conservative districts as there used to be. and we've seen some of the conservative democrats who still exist, moving in response -- >> look if you look at the possibility there is no possibility for common ground, we'll get nowhere. >> what are the guidelines now on how far the government can go in restricting gun ownership -- >> very modest, i th
CNN
Jan 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
bedrock principle in our democracy. i guess my future here is in the hands of president obama. that's all for us tonight. ac 360 starts right now. >>> good evening. we begin tonight keeping them honest with new information that goes straight to a key question in the rape in steubenville, ohio. was the young woman in the picture as drunk and incapacitated as the photograph would suggest. was she too out of it or was she unconscious when two football players allegedly assaulted her during a string of parties in august? we covered this late last week when explosive video was posted on line when a teen who may have witnessed the alleged rape was seen joking about the incident. watch. >> what if that was your daughter? >> but it isn't. >> what if it was? >> if that was my daughter, i wouldn't care. i would let her be dead. >> listen to yourself. >> i listen to myself fine. >> in about ten years, i'm going to go back. >> ten years, my daughter's going to be getting raped and dead in ten years. >> back to the picture, was the alleged victim in control of her senses? could she consent to any
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 10:00pm PST
obama met with victims's families. so the people online, these experience theorists are saying that's actually emilie on president obama's lap. it's a sickening claim. another on another website that i won't name either, they use an interview that noah posner's mother did to make its point. here's the interview before i tell you the theory, watch the conversation i had with her first. >> how are you holding up? >> most of the time i'm kind of numb. i think about -- i think every mom out there can relate to the fact of how long it takes to create a baby, those nine months that you watch every ultrasound and every heartbeat. it takes nine months to create a human being and it takes seconds for an ar-15 to take that away from the surface of this earth. >> this website said she appeared way too compose and she was not crying and her eyes were not red and that's not how a grieving mother looks. it's among the most ridiculous things i have heard. i interviewed so many people in grief. i experienced grief myself. to say there is one way someone should grieve is beyond ignorant. unless you fr
CNN
Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
money needs an ally. >>> raw politics now and a war of words breaking out over president obama's pick for secretary of defense. he's chuck hagel. >> chuck knows war is not a distraction. he understands that sending young americans to fight and bleed in the dirt and mud, that's something we only do when it's absolutely necessary. my frame of reference, he has said, is geared towards the guy at the bottom who is doing the fighting and the dying. >> senator hagel, though, may not have an easy confirmation. here is the reaction today from senator john mccain, a one-time political ally who once considered hagel as a running mate. i have serious concerns about the positions senator hagel has taken on a range of critical issues in recent years which we will fully consider in the course of the confirmation process. he's talking about iran, his willingness to consider cuts to the budget, and perhaps his pro -pro pro-israel support. >> i'm a united states senator, not an israeli senator, but my first interest, i take an oath of office to the constitution. >> lindsey graham said his former colle
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 10:00pm EST
that happening. >> what do you think is going to happen? >> nothing. >> the obama straight will tee it up to executive action and bring it to 2014. i think they believe the politics has shifted enough they can make some republicans pay a price for not being willing to even hold a vote. >> remember in 1994 the assault weapons ban passed and the democrats got mauled at the polls afterwards and a lot of people remember that, especially in the west or the south. a lot of democrats don't want to touch this either. but i'm saying there's no common ground here because the people who don't want gun control, they don't want gun control and they recognize that they will pay a price politically for supporting gun control and -- >> there are not as many democrats in those conservative districts as there used to be. we've seen. so conservative democrats who still exist moving in response to the shooting in connecticut. >> if you begin with the point that there is no possibility for common ground, we will get exactly nowhere. and the truth is -- >> because i say it, it's going to -- >> no -- >> w
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 1:00am PST
president obama's health care reform bill. the question is how and why. and why, whatever you think of a law, one of the president's top allies, that's right, the president's ally, helped the nra get it passed. no surprise that there's a big dose of politics involved here. jim acosta tonight is keeping 'em honest. >> when president obama signed national health care reform into law, few in washington knew that buried in the legislation's more than 900 pages was a gift to the nation's powerful gun lobby. but here it is. a provision entitled "protection of second amendment rights." it states the government and health insurers cannot collect any information relating to the lawful ownership or possession of a firearm or ammunition. the provision was such a secret, "the washington post" reports that some people in the white house didn't even know it existed, despite being in the president's signature legislation. joan alger did notice it. >> who put it in there? it might surprise you to learn it was this man, the most powerful democrat in congress, senate majority leader, harry reid. but
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
wore when president obama met with families. these conspiracy theorists are saying that's actually emily on president obama's lap. it's a sick ening claim, obviously, there's no other word for t. there's another one on another website. they use an interview that noah pozner's mother did. here's some of that interview. watch the conversation i had with her first. >> how are you holding up? i mean -- >> most of the time i'm -- i'm kind of numb, you know? i think about -- and i think every mom out there can think about how long it takes to create a baby, those 9 months, that you watch every ultrasound, every heartbeat, and it takes 9 months to kill a human being and it takes seconds for an ar-15 to take that away. >> this says she appeared way too composed, that she wasn't crying, her ice weren't red. that's not how a grieving mother looks, which i've got to say is just among the most ridiculous things i've heard. i've interviewed so many people in grief. i've experienced grief myself. to say there's one way someone should grieve is beyond ignor t ignorant. now unless you frequent the
CNN
Jan 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
white house photographer when president obama got word of the newtown massacre. the president called it the worst day of his presidency. consequently, he's made gun control a key term of his second agenda, but you may not be aware the health care bill contains a little known item about guns. it bars doctors from collecting data about their patients' gun use. consider that merely owning a gun increases your chances of homicide and suicide, it's not such a strange thing to study, but the nra objected. we wanted to ask them why, but they declined to come on "360." we're joined by peter from the "post" who has been reporting the story. thanks for joining us. as a doctor and a journalist, i was surprised to read about the provisions in the affordable care act. you have been investigating this for a while. how did it get into the bill specifically? what did you discover about that? >> the nra, as you know, is a powerful organization on capitol hill. they spent a lot of money on lobbying, and they did lobby congress and the senate specifically in the final days of the health care debate bac
CNN
Jan 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
demarkation, the line in the sand, president obama says, is he not going to tolerate a debt ceiling fight but the truth is, it doesn't matter whether he's going to tolerate it or not. >> it's not for better or worse, margaret, and you know that. you know it's absolutely for worse. >> is getting our spending under control for worse, though? >> one second, one second. the idea that you would allow us to default is outrageous. and there's no way to even kind of deal with that and to argue that as a legitimate point. >> but do you think arguing that we go off the cliff might be a secure deal? >> you do have the sequester. you may have a budget. i'm not saying you don't have a fight. i'm not saying you don't have an argument. i'm just saying using the debt ceiling as a point -- >> you don't like it. >> it's not about like. it's about destroying the u.s. economy in the process. >> everyone is talking about the leverage of the debt ceiling. what is the actual damage? >> the damage is -- well, moody's has already warned of it and s&p has warned again that if we do default, the debt rating o
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 1:00am PST
principle in our democracy. i guess my future here is in the hands of president obama. that's all for us tonight. gues the hands of president obama. that's all for us tonight. "a.c. 360" starts right now. >>> welcome to the program. we begin tonight keeping them honest with new information that goes straight to a key question in that rape case out of steubenville, ohio. was a young woman, the young woman in this picture, as drunk and seemingly incapacitated as that photo would seem to suggest? was she too out of it or outright unconscious when the state of ohio claims two stars of the local football team sexually assaulted her during a string of parties back in august? we covered the story late last week when some explosive video was posted online when a teen who may have witnessed the alleged rape was seen joking about the incident. watch. >> what if that was your daughter? >> but it isn't. >> what if it was? >> if that was my daughter, i wouldn't care. i'd just let her be dead. >> no, you wouldn't. listen to yourself. >> i'm listening to myself fine. >> in about ten years, i'm going
CNN
Jan 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
overseas. there were some republicans who threatened to move to canada when obama won re-election. what would it take for you to get rid of your american citizenship? because let me tell you, it's really hard to get it back once you give it up. where would you move? let's get more creative than canada. while we love you, let's see other countries. let us know on twitter and facebook. have a great weekend. "anderson" starts now. > >>> erin, thanks. we begin with explosive new allegations in the rape case turning the small town of steubenville, ohio, apart. two high school football stars are charged with raping a teenage girl in a string of parties this summer. an alleged crime where social media then played a part. they show kids laughing about the alleged rape, saying things that are too crass to even say here. but two starkly different narratives are emerging. one puts heavy blame on witnesses for not coming forward and on a community that tolerates bad behavior by local sports heroes. the other says they're exaggerated, the charges unfounded, and the rap on steubenville unfounded. sus
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